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  • Banking Consortium Successfully Tests New Block Chain on Equity Swaps Market

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 20, 2017
    A group of large banks successfully concluded a six-month test where block chain technology was used to keep track of swaps contracts after execution. 

  • What NOT to Do In a Data Breach

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 20, 2017
    While there's quite a lot of advise on what to do when experiencing a data breach, a recent article in the Harvard Business Review points out times when companies made serious errors in the wake of a cyber attack. 
  • House Republicans Pass Tax Bill

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 17, 2017
    House Republicans yesterday passed their version of the tax reform bill 227 to 205. 
  • PCAOB Proposes $259.9 Million Budget

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 17, 2017
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board proposed a slightly slimmed down budget of $259.9 million, about 3.2 percent less than last year's budget. 
  • Technology Already Transforming Audits, But Regulators Must Catch Up

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 17, 2017
    The age of data analytics is already transforming the audit profession, but regulators have been slow to adapt to this new world, according to speakers at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Auditing Standards Conference on Nov. 16.
  • CFPC's Cordray to Resign at End of Month

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 16, 2017
    Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the end of this month. 
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Press Room

  • NYSSCPA's Trump Tax Reform Team of Accounting Experts Available for Interviews

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Nov 2, 2017

    NEW YORK – (Nov. 2, 2017) – The U.S. House of Representatives released today its long-awaited tax reform bill, which includes major tax cuts, a new corporate tax rate, new tax brackets, and a deal on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction.

  • Long Island CPA Harold L. Deiters III Takes Helm of NY’s Largest CPA Group

    By:
    Michael Moi
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    Jun 15, 2017

    MELVILLE – (June 14, 2017) – Suffolk CPA, Harold L. Deiters III, a partner at Melville, Long Island, accounting and advisory firm, Baker Tilly, began his one-year term as President of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) June 1.

    Deiters takes the helm of the NYSSCPA as the organization pushes for legislation that would require peer reviews for all New York-based CPA firms, something only medium and large size firms have been required to do by law since 2011.

  • The CPA Journal Announces Max Block Award Winners

    By:
    Michael Moi
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    Jun 15, 2017

    NEW YORK (June 15, 2017) – The CPA Journal, “The Voice of the Profession,” published monthly by the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), has announced the winners of its Max Block Distinguished Article Awards. Chosen by the magazine’s editorial and editorial review board members, the winning authors were recognized in three categories for the most outstanding and thought-provoking articles published in 2016.

  • CPAJournal.com relaunches with open access to public

    By:
    Michael Moi
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    Jun 12, 2017

    NEW YORK(June 12, 2017)The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) today announced the relaunch of CPAJournal.com, an accounting and financial website hosting premium content, industry expert insight, practical guidance, and in-depth analysis for accountants and auditors, tax practitioners, financial executives, and the general public.

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